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Generation of white light laser radiation in tapered fibers
Author(s): Rui Zhang; Jörn Teipel; Diana Türke; Harald Giessen
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Paper Abstract

Tapered fibers have shown high efficiency to generate white light continua, which have many important applications such as pulse compression, spectroscopy, pump-probe measurements, and optical frequency metrology. In this paper, we discuss the principle of white light continuum generation in tapered fibers with incident pulse durations in the femtosecond and picosecond range. We are going to demonstrate some new technologies to design and improve the spectral characteristics of supercontinuum generation, which make tapered fibers very convenient for the construction of white light sources.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 April 2006
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 6190, Solid State Lasers and Amplifiers II, 61900C (17 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.673627
Show Author Affiliations
Rui Zhang, Univ. of Bonn (Germany)
Jörn Teipel, Univ. of Bonn (Germany)
Diana Türke, Univ. of Bonn (Germany)
Harald Giessen, Univ. of Bonn (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6190:
Solid State Lasers and Amplifiers II
Alphan Sennaroglu, Editor(s)

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